Advances in Cardiology: Early Diagnosis of Coronary Heart Disease.

Weldon J. Walker, MD
Arch Intern Med. 1974;134(1):189. doi:10.1001/archinte.1974.00320190191060.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


This volume consists of reports presented at the Second International Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease, Sept 9-11, 1971. It is published as the eighth volume of Advances in Cardiology. The conference was arranged by the Paavo Nurmi Foundation and held in Finland, the nation with the world's highest death rate from ischemic heart disease. Reports were presented from six European countries as well as from Mexico and the United States. These reports emphasized that morbidity and mortality statistics cannot be applied from one population group to another. For example, in Sweden, only 25% of the mortality from coronary heart disease occurs in men less than age 67. In Finland and Anglo-Saxon countries, corresponding figures are more than 50%. However, in Sweden the average mean survival after a first infarction is five years, while in the United States it is twice as long. Within a relatively small country, marked geographic differences in


Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview





Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).
Submit a Comment


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.